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All you need to know about towbars for Mercedes Benz C Class

Mercedes Benz first introduced the C Class into their range in 1993. The Mercedes Benz C Class is available as a Convertible, Coupe, Estate, or Saloon. So you know you are installing the right towbar on your Mercedes Benz C Class, we have looked at towing capacity, electrical kits, bumper cuts and more for each variation of Mercedes Benz C Class below.


Mercedes Benz C Class Saloon Towbars

The Mercedes Benz C Class Saloon was first released in 1993. To determine which variant of Mercedes Benz C Class you have, check your vehicle logbook. This will ensure you purchase the correct towbar.


Mercedes Benz C Class Saloon Nose Weight

Saloon models made between 1993 and 2000 have a minimum nose weight of 75 kg and a maximum nose weight of 75 kg, between 2000 and 2007 have a minimum nose weight of 75 kg and a maximum nose weight of 75 kg, between 2007 and 2009 have a minimum nose weight of 75 kg and a maximum nose weight of 100 kg.

What does nose weight mean?

Nose weight is the force on the towball when a caravan or trailer is attached. Every towbar for every vehicle will have a specific nose weight for that vehicle which can differ between the age of the vehicle and the variation of the model. It is crucial that you don’t exceed the nose weight set on the towbar as this is dangerous and can decrease stability when towing.


Mercedes Benz C Class Saloon Electric Kits

Electrical kits connect the electrics in your Saloon to the electrics on your trailer, bike rack or caravan so your lights are still visible.

Electric kits for Mercedes Benz C Class Saloon

We would always recommend having a dedicated electrics kit installed, where possible. This syncs with modern computer functions of your Saloon, like ABS and trailer stability, rather than just basic lighting.

Why is a dedicated kit important? Well, not only does it work with the specific features of your vehicle, but it also protects the warranty of your Saloon and works with any enhanced safety features you may have.

Of course, you can choose between a dedicated kit or a universal kit, and we do offer both, but a universal electrical kit can affect your manufacturer warranty and you might also need to install a bypass relay.


Mercedes Benz C Class Saloon Software Update

We will alert you as to whether your Saloon requires a software update when you choose your towbar electrics kit.

Does my vehicle need a software update?

Sometimes your vehicle may need a software update to accommodate your new dedicated electrical kit. This is so all of the latest computer features in your Saloon can accurately co-ordinate with your towbar electrics.

Software updates can take place at your local Mercedes Benz dealership when your vehicle is in for service. Or, this can sometimes be updated at your local garage when you arrange towbar fitting through WebFit.


Mercedes Benz C Class Saloon Bumper Cuts

Saloon models made between 1993 and 2000 will not require a non-visible bumper cut in order to be fitted, between 2000 and 2007 will not require a non-visible bumper cut in order to be fitted, between 2007 and 2009 will require a non-visible bumper cut in order to be fitted.

Does my vehicle need a bumper cut?

Some towbar styles might require a bumper cut in order to be fitted to your vehicle. But, this is improving and newer vehicles are less likely to require a bumper cut due to better towbar designs.


Mercedes Benz C Class Saloon Towing Capacity

Saloon models made between 1993 and 2000 have a towing capacity of 1650 kg to 1700 kg, between 2000 and 2007 have a towing capacity of 1500 kg to 1600 kg, between 2007 and 2009 have a towing capacity of 1800 kg to 1900 kg.

Be sure to check the EXACT towing capacity of your vehicle before towing on your VIN plate.

What is towing capacity?

Towing capacity is the weight that your Saloon is capable of towing safely, but it can vary even across the same model of car. It is important to note that the capacity of the towbar and the towing capacity of the Saloon may differ, so you should always go by the specific towing weight of your vehicle, indicated above.


Mercedes Benz C Class Estate Towbars

The Mercedes Benz C Class Estate was first released in 1996. To determine which variant of Mercedes Benz C Class you have, check your vehicle logbook. This will ensure you purchase the correct towbar.


Mercedes Benz C Class Estate Nose Weight

Estate models made between 1996 and 2001 have a minimum nose weight of 75 kg and a maximum nose weight of 75 kg, between 2001 and 2008 have a minimum nose weight of 75 kg and a maximum nose weight of 75 kg, between 2007 and 2009 have a minimum nose weight of 75 kg and a maximum nose weight of 100 kg, between 2009 and 2014 have a minimum nose weight of 75 kg and a maximum nose weight of 100 kg, between 2014 and 2018 have a minimum nose weight of 75 kg and a maximum nose weight of 85 kg.

What does nose weight mean?

Nose weight is the force on the towball when a caravan or trailer is attached. Every towbar for every vehicle will have a specific nose weight for that vehicle which can differ between the age of the vehicle and the variation of the model. It is crucial that you don’t exceed the nose weight set on the towbar as this is dangerous and can decrease stability when towing.


Mercedes Benz C Class Estate Electric Kits

Electrical kits connect the electrics in your Estate to the electrics on your trailer, bike rack or caravan so your lights are still visible.

Electric kits for Mercedes Benz C Class Estate

We would always recommend having a dedicated electrics kit installed, where possible. This syncs with modern computer functions of your Estate, like ABS and trailer stability, rather than just basic lighting.

Why is a dedicated kit important? Well, not only does it work with the specific features of your vehicle, but it also protects the warranty of your Estate and works with any enhanced safety features you may have.

Of course, you can choose between a dedicated kit or a universal kit, and we do offer both, but a universal electrical kit can affect your manufacturer warranty and you might also need to install a bypass relay.


Mercedes Benz C Class Estate Software Update

We will alert you as to whether your Estate requires a software update when you choose your towbar electrics kit.

Does my vehicle need a software update?

Sometimes your vehicle may need a software update to accommodate your new dedicated electrical kit. This is so all of the latest computer features in your Estate can accurately co-ordinate with your towbar electrics.

Software updates can take place at your local Mercedes Benz dealership when your vehicle is in for service. Or, this can sometimes be updated at your local garage when you arrange towbar fitting through WebFit.


Mercedes Benz C Class Estate Bumper Cuts

Estate models made between 1996 and 2001 will not require a non-visible bumper cut in order to be fitted, between 2001 and 2008 will not require a non-visible bumper cut in order to be fitted, between 2007 and 2009 will not require a visible bumper cut in order to be fitted, between 2009 and 2014 will not require a visible bumper cut in order to be fitted, between 2014 and 2018 will not require a non-visible bumper cut in order to be fitted.

Does my vehicle need a bumper cut?

Some towbar styles might require a bumper cut in order to be fitted to your vehicle. But, this is improving and newer vehicles are less likely to require a bumper cut due to better towbar designs.


Mercedes Benz C Class Estate Towing Capacity

Estate models made between 1996 and 2001 have a towing capacity of 1650 kg to 1700 kg, between 2001 and 2008 have a towing capacity of 1500 kg to 1600 kg, between 2007 and 2009 have a towing capacity of 1800 kg to 1900 kg, between 2009 and 2014 have a towing capacity of 1800 kg to 1900 kg, between 2014 and 2018 have a towing capacity of 1800 kg to 1900 kg.

Be sure to check the EXACT towing capacity of your vehicle before towing on your VIN plate.

What is towing capacity?

Towing capacity is the weight that your Estate is capable of towing safely, but it can vary even across the same model of car. It is important to note that the capacity of the towbar and the towing capacity of the Estate may differ, so you should always go by the specific towing weight of your vehicle, indicated above.


Mercedes Benz C Class Coupe Towbars

The Mercedes Benz C Class Coupe was first released in 2001. To determine which variant of Mercedes Benz C Class you have, check your vehicle logbook. This will ensure you purchase the correct towbar.


Mercedes Benz C Class Coupe Nose Weight

Coupe models made between 2001 and 2008 have a minimum nose weight of 100 kg and a maximum nose weight of 100 kg, between 2011 and 2015 have a minimum nose weight of 75 kg and a maximum nose weight of 100 kg, between 2015 and 2018 have a minimum nose weight of 85 kg and a maximum nose weight of 85 kg.

What does nose weight mean?

Nose weight is the force on the towball when a caravan or trailer is attached. Every towbar for every vehicle will have a specific nose weight for that vehicle which can differ between the age of the vehicle and the variation of the model. It is crucial that you don’t exceed the nose weight set on the towbar as this is dangerous and can decrease stability when towing.


Mercedes Benz C Class Coupe Electric Kits

Electrical kits connect the electrics in your Coupe to the electrics on your trailer, bike rack or caravan so your lights are still visible.

Electric kits for Mercedes Benz C Class Coupe

We would always recommend having a dedicated electrics kit installed, where possible. This syncs with modern computer functions of your Coupe, like ABS and trailer stability, rather than just basic lighting.

Why is a dedicated kit important? Well, not only does it work with the specific features of your vehicle, but it also protects the warranty of your Coupe and works with any enhanced safety features you may have.

Of course, you can choose between a dedicated kit or a universal kit, and we do offer both, but a universal electrical kit can affect your manufacturer warranty and you might also need to install a bypass relay.


Mercedes Benz C Class Coupe Software Update

We will alert you as to whether your Coupe requires a software update when you choose your towbar electrics kit.

Does my vehicle need a software update?

Sometimes your vehicle may need a software update to accommodate your new dedicated electrical kit. This is so all of the latest computer features in your Coupe can accurately co-ordinate with your towbar electrics.

Software updates can take place at your local Mercedes Benz dealership when your vehicle is in for service. Or, this can sometimes be updated at your local garage when you arrange towbar fitting through WebFit.


Mercedes Benz C Class Coupe Bumper Cuts

Coupe models made between 2001 and 2008 will not require a visible bumper cut in order to be fitted, between 2011 and 2015 will not require a non-visible bumper cut in order to be fitted, between 2015 and 2018 will not require a non-visible bumper cut in order to be fitted.

Does my vehicle need a bumper cut?

Some towbar styles might require a bumper cut in order to be fitted to your vehicle. But, this is improving and newer vehicles are less likely to require a bumper cut due to better towbar designs.


Mercedes Benz C Class Coupe Towing Capacity

Coupe models made between 2001 and 2008 have a towing capacity of 1500 kg to 1500 kg, between 2011 and 2015 have a towing capacity of 1800 kg to 1900 kg, between 2015 and 2018 have a towing capacity of 1900 kg to 1900 kg.

Be sure to check the EXACT towing capacity of your vehicle before towing on your VIN plate.

What is towing capacity?

Towing capacity is the weight that your Coupe is capable of towing safely, but it can vary even across the same model of car. It is important to note that the capacity of the towbar and the towing capacity of the Coupe may differ, so you should always go by the specific towing weight of your vehicle, indicated above.


Mercedes Benz C Class Convertible Towbars

The Mercedes Benz C Class Convertible was first released in 2016. To determine which variant of Mercedes Benz C Class you have, check your vehicle logbook. This will ensure you purchase the correct towbar.


Mercedes Benz C Class Convertible Nose Weight

Convertible models made between 2016 and 2018 have a minimum nose weight of 85 kg and a maximum nose weight of 85 kg, vehicles made after 2018 have a minimum nose weight of 75 kg and a maximum nose weight of 85 kg.

What does nose weight mean?

Nose weight is the force on the towball when a caravan or trailer is attached. Every towbar for every vehicle will have a specific nose weight for that vehicle which can differ between the age of the vehicle and the variation of the model. It is crucial that you don’t exceed the nose weight set on the towbar as this is dangerous and can decrease stability when towing.


Mercedes Benz C Class Convertible Electric Kits

Electrical kits connect the electrics in your Convertible to the electrics on your trailer, bike rack or caravan so your lights are still visible.

Electric kits for Mercedes Benz C Class Convertible

We would always recommend having a dedicated electrics kit installed, where possible. This syncs with modern computer functions of your Convertible, like ABS and trailer stability, rather than just basic lighting.

Why is a dedicated kit important? Well, not only does it work with the specific features of your vehicle, but it also protects the warranty of your Convertible and works with any enhanced safety features you may have.

Of course, you can choose between a dedicated kit or a universal kit, and we do offer both, but a universal electrical kit can affect your manufacturer warranty and you might also need to install a bypass relay.


Mercedes Benz C Class Convertible Software Update

We will alert you as to whether your Convertible requires a software update when you choose your towbar electrics kit.

Does my vehicle need a software update?

Sometimes your vehicle may need a software update to accommodate your new dedicated electrical kit. This is so all of the latest computer features in your Convertible can accurately co-ordinate with your towbar electrics.

Software updates can take place at your local Mercedes Benz dealership when your vehicle is in for service. Or, this can sometimes be updated at your local garage when you arrange towbar fitting through WebFit.


Mercedes Benz C Class Convertible Bumper Cuts

Convertible models made between 2016 and 2018 will not require a non-visible bumper cut in order to be fitted, vehicles made after 2018 will not require a non-visible bumper cut in order to be fitted.

Does my vehicle need a bumper cut?

Some towbar styles might require a bumper cut in order to be fitted to your vehicle. But, this is improving and newer vehicles are less likely to require a bumper cut due to better towbar designs.


Mercedes Benz C Class Convertible Towing Capacity

Convertible models made between 2016 and 2018 have a towing capacity of 1900 kg to 1900 kg, vehicles made after 2018 have a towing capacity of 1800 kg to 1900 kg.

Be sure to check the EXACT towing capacity of your vehicle before towing on your VIN plate.

What is towing capacity?

Towing capacity is the weight that your Convertible is capable of towing safely, but it can vary even across the same model of car. It is important to note that the capacity of the towbar and the towing capacity of the Convertible may differ, so you should always go by the specific towing weight of your vehicle, indicated above.


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